the administration of medications, the type of services received, and other information relevant to the care and well-being of individuals. In addition, information technologies should make more accessible the guidelines for preventive services and clinical protocols that are emerging from ongoing research on the effectiveness and outcomes of interventions. If this information were compiled in easy-to-use data bases, adoption of these consensus guidelines and protocols by health care professionals would be accelerated.



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